Chimney Water Problems - Don't Call a Roofer!

 

How to Resolve Leaking Chimney Problems

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you happen to look up at your ceiling above your fireplace you'll see water marks like these or if the plaster appears to be moist and the paint is popping off the ceiling I would not recommend calling a rubber to fix your chimney leaks I would suggest calling your chimney contractor it specializes in solving chimney problems when the rainy season starts we might get as many as 30 calls a day for

serious water problems we get so swamped that our midday colors might not see our service men for a couple of days many people think that we can work while it's still raining but we will not due to the safety of our servicemen often we may only be able to tarp off the top of the chimney and hope to prevent some of the rain problems we will come back later to complete our

repairs if cost of repairs is based on the severity of the problem I feel is a good idea to call a couple of contractors who offer free estimates a chimney leak problem could be as minor as not having a chimney cap but this is often referred to as a rain hood and is placed over the top of blue tiles damage to crack chimney crown washers need to be coated or replaced missing motor needs

to be tucked went back and built in with new and fresh mortar you may have discovered these water problems when you observe sprawling brick phases laying on the roof shingles or at the base of the chimney American brick Institute recommends that all masonry surfaces should be treated with a water repellent we recommend using a deep penetrating salah saying...

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 How to Resolve Leaking Chimney ProblemsVideo Transcriptyou happen to look up at your ceiling above your fireplace you'll see water marks like these or if the plaster appears to be moist and the paint is popping off the ceiling I would not recommend calling a rubber to fix your chimney leaks I would suggest calling your chimney contractor it specializ...